Paul's 16mm Film Sale

How the sale works:

Read this first!  You may use this web form to select the films you want, or you can e-mail me a list, if you prefer.  I will then email you back telling you which films are available, and the total cost.  I am estimating the shipping cost based on the size of the reels, or by what fits in a flat-rate box.  You can then either mail a check or money order, or you may use Paypal to pay by credit card.  All films are subject to prior sale.  This page is not updated automatically when a film is sold,  I need to edit it manually, so there likely will be films listed that are already sold.  At best, I will be able to do this once a day; sometimes it will take longer.   You are welcome to request alternative titles, and decline them later.  If payment is not received within 10 days of ordering, the films will be relisted.  If I mark a film as "SOLD", that means that I have received and order, but have not yet received payment.

Because I am notifying several people simultaneously about this list, it may take me 2-3 days to figure out who is first on which and get back to you, so please be patient.  Again, everything is first come, first served.

Most of these films are former library prints, and the condition is variable.  I have tried to examine them and describe the condition.  Please do not expect perfection.  I have not watched these films all the way through.  These films are sold for home use only, no rights given or implied.

The films are shipped from the United States.  I prefer to ship by USPS.  Media Mail will be the cheapest. International buyers beware that international postal rates have increased substantially recently. If you prefer not to use USPS, I can ship by Fedex Ground within the U.S.

This list is divided into 3 groups:

Individual Titles

Odd Reels

Box Lot Bargains


 How I estimate shipping costs

Updated May 30, 2017

Individual Titles

Item No.

Title

Description

Price


100 Adventures of Willie Skunk Adventures of Willie Skunk 400’ B&W copy 1 10 min. 1951 B&W 400’ Reel Willie is always lagging behind his brothers and sisters. It is lucky that his mother is around to rescue him from such perils as Bobby and Jane. Prod Co. Young America Films Condition: mild scratches $9.00 Add to Cart
101 Adventures of Willie Skunk Adventures of Willie Skunk 400’ B&W copy 3 10 min. 1951 B&W 400’ Reel Willie is always lagging behind his brothers and sisters. It is lucky that his mother is around to rescue him from such perils as Bobby and Jane. Prod Co. Young America Films Condition: scratches, short titles $6.00 Add to Cart
102 Afternoon of a Faun Dance with a woman and a faun to the music by DeBussy. 400' B&W, produced by Martin J. Lewis/Flamingo Prod., no major condition issues, 10 min $9.00 Add to Cart
103 Airplane Trip Airplane Trip 400’ B&W 1956 10 min Copy 2 Joan and Judy take a trip alone on an airplane to meet their parents at their new home in San Francisco. The stewardess show them around the plane and we learn what an airplane trip was like, back in the glory days of airplane travel. EB Condition: couple of skips and mild scratches SOLD Add to Cart
104 Airport: Passenger Flight Airport: Passenger Flight 800’ B&W 17 min copy 2 1952 What a hoot! This period piece showcases air travel back in the day when the check-in desk announces your arrival to the gate. Stewardesses provide pillows for your food tray (which is large and ample). Condition: NMT and the first few feet, also missing a section in the middle about baggage handling, some skips and mild scratches Prod. Co. Academy Films SOLD Add to Cart
105 Another Fine Mess Laurel and Hardy. The boys are forced to hide out in a vacant mansion to avoid a policeman. While there, they entertain visitors interested in renting, a high-brow British couple on their honeymoon. Very incomplete, missing beginning and end, scratches and skips. B&W, 800' 23 min, 1930 $8.00 Add to Cart
106 Arithmetic in the Food Store The picnic committee shops with their teacher. Each student is given a list of items to buy and a budget. Amazingly, they all come in under budget! 400' 11 min early 60's Coronet faded, NMT, some skips and scratches SOLD Add to Cart
107 Atom Smashers Atom Smashers 400’ B&W Copy 2 10 min We learn the science behind atomic explosions and what useful things atomic energy can do. The nuclear accelerators where a lot of the tests are run are shown. Condition: mild scratches, splicey beginning Prod. Co. EB 1952 SOLD Add to Cart
108 Attack: Story of a Ski Racer Racers show how to do the slalom, giant slalom and speed racing courses with emphasis on technique (ca. 1960's). Dick Barrymore for Trans-World Films 1200', 30 min, moderately faded $12.00 Add to Cart
109 Back Alley Oproar Warner Bros. Cartoon with Elmer Fudd trying to get some sleep in his hotel room while being serenaded by a determined kitty cat. 400' Color 7 min., moderately faded, 1947 ON HOLD Add to Cart
110 Basic Snare Drum Techniques A concert drummer (James Troxel) demonstrates the various rolls that make up the basis of a concert drummer's tool kit. B&W, good condition, 800' no can, 17 min, 1958, National Society of Musical Drummers ON HOLD Add to Cart
111 Battling Bass Battling Bass 400’ 8 min 1950’s Filmed in Florida, this sports reel shows fishermen using various methods to catch bass. No titles, good color, skippy in places. Production company unknown. $9.00 Add to Cart
112 Beginning Responsibility: Being on Time Beginning Responsibility: Being on Time 10 min. 1956 400’ Reel Jimmy is late to school because he dawdled along the way. Everyone in class has to wait for him before they can start on their field trip to the fire station. He thinks about how rude he was and vows to change his ways. Prod Co. Coronet Films. Non-fade B&W, Good condition overall. SOLD Add to Cart
113 Beginning Responsibility: Doing Things for Ourselves in School Beginning Responsibility: Doing Things for Ourselves in School 11 min. ca 1962 Color 400' Steve is learning to do more things for himself. He doesn't bother the teacher unless he doesn't know how to do something. He and his little friends look cute in their painting smocks. Coronet Films. Condition faded, skips and mild scratches SOLD Add to Cart
114 Beginning Responsibility: Learning to Follow Instructions 11 min. 1968 Color 400' David often gets things wrong because he doesn't follow instructions. Then his cartoon animals teach him some tips - pay attention, understand or ask questions, follow the steps in order. Condition moderately faded, short title, some scratches Prod Co. Coronet SOLD Add to Cart
115 Beginning Responsibiliy: Getting Ready for School A boy has trouble getting to school on time because he isn't organized. When he stays overnight with a friend, he learns a different way of doing things. 400' Color 11 min. 1969 Condition: faded, mild scratches Coronet $9.00 Add to Cart
116 Belgium Belgium 400’ B&W 7 min copy 1 Travelogue of Belgium shows the major towns, agriculture, industries, architecture. Condition: short titles, marks, mild scratches, late 40’s Prod. Co: Dudley Pictures. B&W $15.00 Add to Cart
117 Big Business B&W Silent, 1929, 17 min. Laurel and Hardy have trouble selling Christmas trees door-to-door in a California suburb. Some small marks. Blackhawk silent print with printed-in speckles from the negative. No splices or scratches noticed. I noticed a very slight aroma when opening the can, but can't smell it any more. No warping or shrinking. $40.00 Add to Cart
118 Black Bear Twins Black Bear Twins 400’ B&W 8 min copy 3 The black bear twins wake up before their mother and go searching for breakfast. After an appetizer of some ants and honey, they come across a family of human campers. When the human offer them bacon, they knew they had come to the right place. This film would make today’s Yellowstone Park rangers cringe in horror. Condition some splices, a few skips Prod. Co.: EB $15.00 Add to Cart
119 Briar Rose: The Sleeping Beauty Stop animation of the classic sleeping beauty story. 800', 1986, LPP color, Coronet, 14 min. $12.00 Add to Cart
120 Brown Bears Go Fishing Brown Bears Go Fishing 400’ B&W 10 min 1955 Film about bears that would make your average 4-year-old snicker (very condescending!). Good scenes of bears fishing in an Alaskan salmon stream. Condition: Good. Prod Co: Coronet $10.00 Add to Cart
121 Bruges, a Belgian Town Bruges, a Belgian Town 8 min. Late 1940's 400’ Reel The film shows a typical Saturday in Bruges and what you might see - bicyclers, horse drawn carts, barges, the market, many old houses and lace makers. Prod Co. Ernest Kleinberg $12.00 Add to Cart
122 Canada’s New Farmlands Canada’s New Farmlands 800’ B&W 19 min Copy 2 1949 Roy and Ina, immigrants from Norway, settle in the Peace River Region of Saskatchewan. They live like pioneers of one hundred years earlier, clearing the land and plowing with a team of oxen, building a cabin from timber felled on their land. Their success showcases Canada’s riches and promise. Condition: some skips, moderate scratches, marks, torn sprockets at the end Produced by Louis Rochemount $15.00 Add to Cart
123 Canals of England Canals of England 400’ B&W 9 min copy 2 1952 We learn the history of the canal system in England and travel some of the routes on the specially-designed canal boats. Condition: mild scratches, Prod. Co. EB ON HOLD Add to Cart
124 Care of Art Materials Care of Art Materials 12 min. 1948 B&W 400’ Reel Semi-animated short about the proper care of art materials - how brushes should be cleaned, the way to keep paints nice and fresh. Art materials should be put away when you are finished with them. Prod Co. Young America copy 1 ON HOLD Add to Cart
125 Care of Art Materials Care of Art Materials 12 min. 1948 B&W 400’ Reel Semi-animated short about the proper care of art materials - how brushes should be cleaned, the way to keep paints nice and fresh. Art materials should be put away when you are finished with them. Prod Co. Young America copy 2 Condition appears OK. SOLD Add to Cart
126 Care of Hair and Nails Illustrates important procedures for keeping hair and nails clean. Explains how hair and nails grow. 400' 11 min 1951 EB no can, mild scratches. B&W $12.00 Add to Cart
127 Changing Cotton Lands Changing Cotton Lands 800’ B&W 17 min copy 1 The Southern United States has just the right climate for growing cotton. We see how it is grown and processed into cloth. Agricultural agents help the farmers to grow better cotton in a way that preserves the land. Condition: scratches, skips Produced by William Colleran for United World Films. Ca 1949 SOLD Add to Cart
128 Children of the Alps Children of the Alps 800’ B&W 14 min copy 1 1950 Children of mountainous villages in Switzerland have to help their families from an early age. They often have to travel several miles to the nearest school. In the winter, they do most of their traveling on skis. Nice photography. Condition: some skips, scratches and marks. Produced by EB/Turicop. $10.00 Add to Cart
129 Christmas Rhapsody Christmas Rhapsody 10 min. 1958 B&W 400’ Reel A Christmas tree is cut for the forester's cottage and it rejoices in its new role. Prod Co. EBE copy 1 Condition: NMT, some marks, possible water damage, some skips SOLD Add to Cart
130 Christmas Rhapsody Christmas Rhapsody 10 min. 1958 B&W 400’ Reel A Christmas tree is cut for the forester's cottage and it rejoices in its new role. Prod Co. EBE copy 2 Condition: NMT, marks, couple of skips $7.00 Add to Cart
131 Christmas Time in Toyland Santa shows off some of the toys he plans to leave under the Christmas tree. 400' (no can) 8 min early 50's Castle Films Condition: splicey beginning and end, stains toward the end $8.00 Add to Cart
132 Circus Day in Our Town Circus Day in Our Town 18 min. 1949 B&W 800’ Reel The circus train arrives and all the circus animals and people help to put up the big tent. The circus people get ready for the show. Everyone arrives and sees the the sideshows and then the main acts. We see elephant acts, horse acts, clowns, acrobats, human cannonballs, etc. Condition mild scratches. Prod Co. Encyclopaedia Britannica Films copy 3 SOLD Add to Cart
133 Circus Day in Our Town Circus Day in Our Town 18 min. 1949 B&W 800’ Reel The circus train arrives and all the circus animals and people help to put up the big tent. The circus people get ready for the show. Everyone arrives and sees the the sideshows and then the main acts. We see elephant acts, horse acts, clowns, acrobats, human cannonballs, etc. Condition short titles, a few skips, mild scratches. Prod Co. Encyclopaedia Britannica Films copy 4 ON HOLD Add to Cart
134 Cloudmaker Cloudmaker 800’ 17 min Color 1975 Art film with an elusive meaning, the main characters are a pair of chubby bicyclists and a stick figure that wander in and out of what appears to be a nonsensical assembly line. Condition – some scratches here and there, moderately faded. Produced by Pieter Van Deusen for Churchill Films. SOLD Add to Cart
135 Colonial Children Colonial Children 8 min. 1940's B&W 400’ Reel Rebecca, Cynthia and Jonathon have many tasks to do in addition to their lessons. They help their parents to make a living off of the land. Condition mild scratches Prod Co. Encyclopaedia Britannica Films copy 4 $10.00 Add to Cart
136 Coping with Parents Several scenarios between parents and teens are shown with suggestions to make things go better. 800' 18 min mid 70's Filmfair moderately faded, short titles ON HOLD Add to Cart
137 Cotton Picking and Ginning Cotton Picking and Ginning Color 11 min Hoeffler Films 400' late 50's Cotton growing in Arizona is shown along with the route cotton takes on it's way to becoming cloth. Condition: faded, a few skips OH HOLD Add to Cart
138 Day at the Fair Day at the Fair 400’ B&W 11 min copy 1 1947 A Midwestern farm family prepares to go to the county fair. The children have raised animals to show. Dad has raised a prize ear of corn and mom has made pies. They have a fun day seeing the sights and winning prizes. Condition: marks and mild scratches, a few skips Produced by EB. SOLD Add to Cart
139 Developing Responsibility Developing Responsibility 10 min. 1959 B&W 400’ Reel Frank handles responsibility well. He has a paper route, school work and chores to do. When a neighbor offers him a dog, his parents agree to a trial period, so he can prove that he can also take care of Pal. Condition good Prod Co. Coronet Films copy 1 ON HOLD Add to Cart
140 Discovering Jazz We learn the origins and expansion of jazz music. 800' 22 min 1969 BFA/ Bernard Wilets Film, some marks and scratches, Fuji ON HOLD Add to Cart
141 Early Settlers of New England Early Settlers of New England 10 min. 1940 B&W 400’ Reel Reenactments of the settlements that became Salem, Massachusetts. We see the earliest settlers in bark wigwams, and later in cabins and houses. Pretty well made for an early ERPI educational. Condition skips, mild scratches Prod Co. EB copy 2 $12.00 Add to Cart
142 Elephants Elephants 400’ B&W 10 min copy 2 (Sell) Bob lives on an elephant training farm. We see how they care for the elephant. The man from the circus has come to get Mumbo. Bob’s family gets 2 baby elephants to train instead. Pretty good condition, mild scratches. EB Films, 1940 B&W. $15.00 Add to Cart
143 Eskimo Children Eskimo Children 400’ B&W 9 min. 1941 copy 1 An Eskimo family opens up their home to the film maker. We see how they live in a partially underground home, what they eat and wear and how they survive in the harsh climate. Condition: NMT, scratches, skips Produced by ERPI/EB $9.00 Add to Cart
144 Everybody Rides the Carousel Everybody Rides the Carousel 1200’x 3 75 min. ca 1975 This film is based on the work of psychologist Erik Erikson about the 8 stages of life. Animated by John and Faith Hubley for CBS. Condition: some marks and scratches. Pyramid Films $20.00 Add to Cart
145 Exercise for Happy Living Exercise for Happy Living 400’ B&W 8 min copy 2 late 40’s A boy is disappointed that the he isn’t picked for the baseball team. At first, he is mad at the coach, but when he reflects, he realizes that he really hasn’t bee trying very hard. Once he puts in some effort to improve, he is asked to play. Condition: NMT, skippy beginning, mild scratches Produced by EB. $12.00 Add to Cart
146 Flood Flood 400’ B&W 6 min copy 2 ca 1951 This film, produced by the USDA, concentrates on what farmers can do to minimize flood damage. The methods help the farmer’s fields and the towns downstream. Condition: significant scratches, a few skips Prod. Co. USDA $10.00 Add to Cart
147 Flow of Electricity Flow of Electricity 400’ B&W 9 min 1946 copy 2 Bobby and Betty learn about how electricity works in the home with the help of their dad and his handy circuit model. Condition: speckles at beginning, moderate scratches Prod. Co. Young America Films $9.00 Add to Cart
148 Folk Tales Fat Albert and the Gang. Fat Albert tells the tale of Paul Bunyan, intro by Bill Cosby. 800' 17 min 1984 Filmfair/Barr good color Agfa/Estar $9.00 Add to Cart
149 Football Fundamentals Football Fundamentals 400’ B&W 11 min 1956 A boring football coach talks about the various plays that help a football team to succeed. Much more interesting are the actual plays, when demonstrated by a high school team. Condition: mild water damage Prod. Co. Coronet ON HOLD Add to Cart
150 Force and Motion Force and Motion 400’ B&W 10 min 1949 Chuck learns about Newton’s laws at a construction site where he is helping his uncle. Condition: some splices and skips at beginning Prod. Co. Coronet $8.00 Add to Cart
151 Francesca Baby ABC Afterschool Special. 50 min. Francesca's mother is an alcoholic, Francesca learns to deal with it by joining Ala-Teen. 1976. Faded, NMT, rough condition at beginning of reels. 2X1200' $10.00 Add to Cart
152 Freckle Juice Andrew envies Nicky's freckles, so he listens when Sharon offers to sell him a magic elixir that will give him freckles. Instead, the drink makes him sick. Crude animation. Based on the book by Judy Blume. 1987, 800' Color, Barr Films, good color and condition SOLD Add to Cart
153 Freighter at Sea Freighter at Sea 800’ 18 min B&W 1948 copy 2 Ralph rides along with his family on the “Anchor Hitch”, a merchant marine vessel, on its trip to South America. He gets to see the various functions of the ship from stem to stern. Condition: moderate scratches. Prod. Co. Academy Films SOLD Add to Cart
154 Garden Plants and How they Grow Garden Plants and How they Grow 400’ B&W 10 min 1954 copy 1 Illustrates the principles of plant growth, how plants grow from seed and what is needed in the soil for optimal plant growth. Condition: good Coronet $8.00 Add to Cart
155 Give Credit where Credit is Due Give Credit where Credit is Due 800’ 20 min. ca 1972 A political action film, the point of this production was to give impetus to the bill before Congress that would allow tax refunds for private school attendants. The film shows all of the good things that private schools provide and attempts to convince of the unfairness of paying taxes for schools some families don’t use while paying tuition for the schools they do use. Good color and condition, produced by the Citizens Relief Education by Income Tax (CREDIT). $10.00 Add to Cart
156 Gonzales Tamales The mice hatch a plan to sic the gringo pussycat on Speedy Gonzales. Of course, the kitty is no match for Speedy. 400' 7 min 1957 Warner Bros. Scratches, SP Color no can $20.00 Add to Cart
157 Goodbye, Mr. Germ Goodbye, Mr. Germ 800’ B&W 14 min copy 1 A man explains germs to his children by donning his “mad scientist” persona. He talks to an animated TB germ he is examining through a microscope. Very hokey, but interesting what was known about TB germs at a time when they were vicious killers. Condition: NMT + some beginning footage, heavy wear Prod Co: National Tuberculosis Assn. $12.00 Add to Cart
158 Great Bubble Conspiracy, The A middle-aged woman blows bubbles starts something. As bubble-blowing spreads to the park, it is banned until the park maintenance people have a change of heart. Psychedelic hippie fun. Directed by Paul Burnford, Pyramid Films, 800' (no can), 18 min. 1973, Eastman film, but still pretty good color. $15.00 Add to Cart
159 Holy Smoke (copy 1) Color 400', 7 min, Billy Budd Films, 1971. Simple animation tale of a sad boy and girl who hear the scary messages about drugs and want to build a better world based on hope. Some scratches, moderately faded. $8.00 Add to Cart
160 Holy Smoke (copy 2) Color 400', 7 min, Billy Budd Films, 1971. Simple animation tale of a sad boy and girl who hear the scary messages about drugs and want to build a better world based on hope. Some scratches, moderately faded, skippy beginning $8.00 Add to Cart
161 How Animals Defend Themselves How Animals Defend Themselves 400’ B&W 1948 9 min Animals have developed a variety of ways to keep safe. Some are passive, such as protective coloration. Others are more aggressive, like talons, sharp teeth and claws. Condition: mild scratches Prod. Co. Young America $9.00 Add to Cart
162 How Animals Eat How Animals Eat 9 min. 1948 B&W 400’ Reel People eat a variety of foods. Animals eat in different ways. We see how different amimal find food and eat it. Racoons like to catch crabs and fish, anteaters eat ants, of course. Condition scratches, wear. Prod Co. Young America Films copy 3 $9.00 Add to Cart
163 How Animals Move How Animals Move 400’ B&W 9 min Young America copy 2 1948 Animals are adept at moving in their chosen environment – air, water or land. They have developed specific mechanisms to help them move in the most useful way. Condition: mild scratches, a few skips $9.00 Add to Cart
164 How Billy Keeps Clean How Billy Keeps Clean 9 min. 1951 B&W 400’ Reel Billy demonstrates the proper way to wash up as the narrator explains why it is necessary. Condition pretty good, occasional mild scratch Prod Co. Coronet Films copy 3 ON HOLD Add to Cart
165 How Billy Keeps Clean How Billy Keeps Clean 9 min. 1951 B&W 400’ Reel Billy demonstrates the proper way to wash up as the narrator explains why it is necessary. Condition water damage, mild scratches, a few skips Prod Co. Coronet Films copy 5 $8.00 Add to Cart
166 I'm No Fool with a Bicycle Jimminy Cricket, with the help of Goofy, so the wrong way and right way to safely ride a bike. 400' 8 min Walt Disney SP Color, scratches, mildly faded, abrupt end $12.00 Add to Cart
167 In a Dark Time Film about the work of poet, Theodore Roethke. 1200' 27 min McGraw-Hill early 60's B&W mild scratches $15.00 Add to Cart
168 Irrigation Farming, Copy 2 The Western States are mostly too dry for farming without irrigation. With dams and canals, the area's rivers are channeled to feed the crops and the area is becoming a bread-basket. 400' (no can) 9 min, 1950 B&W, marks, moderate scratches and a few skips, EB $9.00 Add to Cart
169 Island of the Skog The mice are persecuted in the city, so they decide to sail away. After much trial, they come to the Isle of Skog, which is inhabited by, you guessed it, a Skog. 800' 13 min 1979 Weston Woods, from the book by Steven Kellogg Good condition, LPP Estar $10.00 Add to Cart
170 Italian Children Copy 2 An Italian Family harvests olives and then brings them to the mill to be pressed into oil. The good harvest leads to a fiesta with neighbors, food, music and dancing. 400' B&W 10 min 1950 Condition: good condition except for a few skips, EB $12.00 Add to Cart
171 Italian Children Copy 3 An Italian Family harvests olives and then brings them to the mill to be pressed into oil. The good harvest leads to a fiesta with neighbors, food, music and dancing. 400' B&W 10 min 1950 Condition: no count-down leader, moderate marks and skips, EB $9.00 Add to Cart
172 Italian Children Copy 4 An Italian Family harvests olives and then brings them to the mill to be pressed into oil. The good harvest leads to a fiesta with neighbors, food, music and dancing. 400' B&W 10 min 1950 Condition: moderate scratches, a few skips, no count-down leader, EB $9.00 Add to Cart
173 Kite Story A boy wanders up the hill behind his farm and finds a strange man with a wide variety of kites. The man gives the boy one to decorate and they fly it together. The boy goes back the next day, but on the third day, the man was gone. 1200' 25 min 1970 Churchill Films faded, some skips and scratches $12.00 Add to Cart
174 Land of the Midnight Fun Warner Bros. Cartoon cruise from New York City to Nome with all kinds of crazy stops in between. Fuji color beginning to fade, some minor scratches. 400' 7 min, 1939 (1957 AAP re-issue) SOLD Add to Cart
175 Legend of the Magic Knives Pacific Northwest Coast Indian legend of Gwadalis, a skilled apprentice wood carver, who surpasses his teacher. The teacher becomes jealous. 800' 11 min 1971 EB faded, mild scratches $10.00 Add to Cart
176 Looking at Tomorrow: What Will You Choose? Musical! Women in non-traditional careers talk about what they like about their jobs. Meant to encourage girls to “think outside the box” when choosing a career. Narrated by Congresswoman Yvonne Burke. Churchill/Cornerstone Prod. 800' 16 min, 1974 Eastman color, but pretty good, minor scratches $10.00 Add to Cart
177 Magnets Betty and Bob learn about how magnets work from their father. Then they put on a "magic" show for their friends. 800' 17 min, ca 1950, McGraw-Hill, mild scratches and marks $12.00 Add to Cart
178 Mailman, The The films shows what the job of mailman entails (in the 1960's). 800' 12 min 1964 EB moderately faded, no can $9.00 Add to Cart
179 Manipulator (Trailer) Trailer for a movie that appears to have never been released. Late 60's. Sort of James Bond-esque, with scantily clad women, car chases, shady deals, etc. 200' 5 min, slightly faded SOLD Add to Cart
180 MASH ("T-413) "Dear Commrade" Charles hires a Korean houseboy who is actually a North Korean operative,who has been tasked with analyzing the success of the American mobile hospital units. He is baffled at what he sees. 1200' 20th Century Fox, 27 min, LPP Color SOLD Add to Cart
181 MASH "IG-07 Follies of the Living, Concerns of the Dead Corporal Klinger imagines a dead man. Private Weston is wandering around confused about the trivial arguments of daily life at the 4077th. 1200', 25 min ca 1977. Moderately faded. SOLD Add to Cart
182 MASH "K-409 "Dear Dad" Hawkeye writes to his father about the goings-on at the 4077. 1200', color, 1973, 25min. Moderately faded SOLD Add to Cart
183 MASH "K-413 “Deal Me Out” The weekly poker game with Dr. Freedman and Capt. Pak is interrupted my a number of incidents. 1200' 25 min 1973 Eastman, moderately faded, no can SOLD Add to Cart
184 Melody Melody is a misunderstood bird who doesn't chirp like the rest of her family - she sings! She sets out to find meaning among the musical instruments. Good introduction to the instruments of the orchestra. 400' 8 min, 1971 Oxford Films/California Arts Commission. mild scratches, unfaded Eastman $9.00 Add to Cart
185 Merry Christmas Castle Films 10 min. 1950 B&W 400’ Reel Santa Claus checks over his list and letters while the elves get the toys ready. Off he goes to make his rounds. Meanwhile, a typical American family gets the house prepared on Christmas Eve. They spontaneously gather around the piano to sing "O Come All Ye Faithful", in the middle of which a choir from out of nowhere takes over singing. We cut back to the family, and the children cheerfully go off to bed. While they are sleeping, Santa Claus makes his delivery, and when they awaken, the family plays with the new toys. ON HOLD Add to Cart
186 Middle States, The The Middle States of America are known for their manufacturing, mining, agriculture and as a transportation hub for the country. There are several large cities. 400' B&W, 10 min, 1956 EB short titles, mild scratches $10.00 Add to Cart
187 Miracle of Milk We learn about cows and how they produce the milk that goes into our dairy products. 1200' 22 min 1947 Washington Dairy Council splicy beginning, marks and scratches, copy 2. Beautiful Kodachrome. Moo! SOLD Add to Cart
188 Miracle of Milk We learn about cows and how they produce the milk that goes into our dairy products. 1200' 22 min 1947 Washington Dairy Council mild scratches, copy 3 Beautiful Kodachrome. SOLD Add to Cart
189 Mountain Building The film shows the various ways mountains are formed. B&W, mild scratches and marks, some skips. 400' 9 min, 1935, ERPI. A very early educational film. $15.00 Add to Cart
190 Navajo Children Dark Eyes and Little Bow move with their family from their log winter home to the summer hogan. They load up the wagon while Little Bow follows along beside driving the sheep and goats. 400' B&W 1938, 11 min, ERPI Classroom Films, no can, a bit skippy. Another very early educational film. $12.00 Add to Cart
191 Night at the Opera (Marx Brothers) The classic Marx Brothers comedy from 1935. 90 min.on two 1600' reels. This looks like a dupe, the contrast isn't quite right, and the sound is a bit low and noisy. Physically it is in very good condition with very little wear. $85.00 Add to Cart
192 Night Helpers in our Community Ted, the streetlight bulb replacer, introduces us some other people who work at night. 400' Charles Cahill, 12 min 1968 moderately faded $8.00 Add to Cart
193 Nile River Valley (copy 1) We visit the lower Nile in Sudan and Egypt. Dams divert water for irrigation. Views of Khartoum, Cairo, Luxor, Pyramids and Port Said. 800' (no can) 19 min, late 40's , Academy Films mild scratches $8.00 Add to Cart
194 Norwegian Children Halvert and Inger help out with the daily farm chores, as they live with their mother up on the mountain during the summer. B&W, 400' 8 min, no can. NMT, mild water damage and scratches, quite a few skips, EB $5.00 Add to Cart
195 Odd Reel: Young Americans Reel 2, 1200' 1967 IB Tech $10.00 Add to Cart
196 Oregon Moon Rocks 11 min. mid-60's Color 400' Central Oregon is home to many different kinds of lava. We see many examples and learn how they were created. Condition good color, couple of skips Prod Co. Trumbull Studio SOLD Add to Cart
197 Passenger Train Bobby get to travel to his uncle's ranch on a passenger train. He leaves Chicago on the Chief, and arrives in New Mexico on the Super Chief. He sleeps in a "roomette" and dines in the dining car. Some nice scenery along the way. 400' 10 min, 1954, EB NMT, B&W, skippy beginning with sprocket repair, mild scratches and water damage along one edge. SOLD Add to Cart
198 People of Norway We learn about life in Norway, including learning their domestic arts. 800' B/W 18 min 1949 Bailey Films no can, moderate scratches and marks, some skips SOLD Add to Cart
199 Policeman, The Officer Barnes works for a mid-sized city, He is usually patrolling with a partner, keeping the town safe. 400' 9 min 1954 EB marks and mild scratches, some skips, no can $12.00 Add to Cart
200 Popeye Meets Ali Baba Popeye, Wimpy, and Olive Oyl set out to free the oasis from Ali Baba's gang. Color (faded), 1957 re-issue of the original 1937 film, AAP, 16 min., 800' $25.00 Add to Cart
201 Rape: a Preventive Inquiry Film moves between rape victims, police rape specialists and convicted rapists to talk about what women can do to prevent being raped. 800' 20 min, 1975 T. Gray Mitchell Co., mildly faded $12.00 Add to Cart
202 Rival World Film waxes dramatic about the ways in which insects endanger human lives and what can be done to eradicate them (DDT?). 1200' 25 min 1955 Shell Oil Corp. Director: Bert Haanstra. Original title: Strijd Zonder Einde Faded, some skips and marks. $12.00 Add to Cart
203 Robert Frost: Death of the Hired Man Dramatization of the poem by Robert Frost. 800' Color 22 min. EB, good color and condition SOLD Add to Cart
204 Russian Life Today A good film about Russian family life in the mid-60's (edited for Western audiences, of course). 800' 20 min mid-60's Condition: reddish, some skips and scratches Prod. Co. Bailey Films $10.00 Add to Cart
205 School Bus Safety: A Schmoadle Nightmare A school bus driver cautions kids how to behave on a school bus (unlike Schmoadles, strange, eggplant-shaped being who behave terribly on the bus). 400' 8 min. Color, 1975 Condition: good LPP color and condition Prod. McGraw-Hill/Crocus Prod. $10.00 Add to Cart
206 Snow Thrills Snow Thrills 400’(in box) 1946 7 min. B&W silent film. Lots of different winter sports, some you have heard of, some you may not know about. Castle Films Sports Parade. Original box. $10.00 Add to Cart
207 Swineherd, The Clumsily animated Hans Christian Anderson tale of a prince who is rejected by the emperor's daughter. He poses as a swineherd in the emperor's stables and tries to win her over with his music and other gifts. 800' 1974 Weston Woods, 20 min. Moderately faded, mild scratches, some skips. Directed by Gene Dietsch $10.00 Add to Cart
208 Tale of Two Mice Color, 400', 7 min, originally Looney Tune from 1945, re-issued as a Merrie Melodie in 1957. Warner Bros. Two mice (Babbit and Catsello, as Abbot and Costello parodies) try various schemes to get the cheese past the cat. Faded Eastman color. Cartoonist - Frank Tashlin ON HOLD Add to Cart
209 Thunderbird 23 min. Color 1200' The legend of the Thunderbird credits it with strength to catch a whale and carry it from the sea to the heights of Mount Olympus on the Olympic Peninsula. The beating of its wings makes the thunder. The filmmaker and his wife follow the thunderbird's path and observe native American traditions. Condition faded, couple of scratches, some skips and perfix Prod Co. Rarig $12.00 Add to Cart
210 Toymaker Toymaker 800' (no can) 20 min Color Two handpuppets, Spots and Stripes become aware of their external differences and trouble ensues. They are reconciled when they realize that the Toymaker created them both and their differences are not important. Condition: very splicey, sprocket damage, major scratches $6.00 Add to Cart
211 Toys Toys 7 min. 1966 Color 400’ Reel Children are looking at a display of toys in a department store window. There is a large display of military toys of the "GI Joe" type. Suddenly war breaks out among the military toys using stop motion animation. The war among the toys becomes realistic and gruesome. A film by Grant Munro. NFBC Condition Faded color, a few scratches. SOLD Add to Cart
212 Uncle Monty's Gone "Learning Values with the Cosby Kids" The Cosby kids help their friend Undine when her Uncle Monty dies. 800' color 1976, McGraw-Hill 16 min, moderately faded, a few mild scratches $8.00 Add to Cart
213 Uneventful Day, The Uneventful Day, The 1200’ 25 min 1975 It seems like nothing is more permanent than rock, but every day, a tiny bit is worn away and some days, something cataclysmic happens to really change the way things look. Produced by Tuzo Wilson for Films Inc. Part of the “Planet of Man” series. Faded, some light marks and scratches. $8.00 Add to Cart
214 Vandalism Story, A Vandalism Story, A: The Clubhouse 400’ 10 min Color 1973 A group of boys have made a nice clubhouse, but a rival group often bother them. One day, the first group go to local school and dare each other to break windows. They are caught, but in the meantime, they discover that the rival group has trashed their clubhouse. Mildly faded Produced by McDonald-Crain Media ON HOLD Add to Cart
215 Wandering Waldo Wandering Waldo: Wheat Nutrition Through the Ages 17 min. 1976 Color 800' Shari and Lambchop teach some children about the value of wheat in their diet by using an animated caveman named Waldo. Sponsored by the Wheat Board. Shari Lewis Prod. Condition faded, mild scratches $7.00 Add to Cart
216 War Games A non-narrated film about boys becoming savage in a group as they beat a goat to death. 800' B&W, 25 min, Prod. Donald Ritchie, lots of scratches, pen marks, some skips SOLD Add to Cart
217 Weasel Family Introduction to the weasel family members including skunks, martins, mink, otters, ferrets, wolverines and badgers. Walt Disney, 18 min, 800' , 1967, moderately faded, some marks $8.00 Add to Cart
218 White Wilderness Part I: Polar Bears Walt Disney film featuring the balance of nature among large animals of the actic including polar bears, walrus and seals. Not in great condition, short titles, faded, perfix, scratches and skips. 25 min, 1200' ca 1956 $8.00 Add to Cart
219 White Wilderness Part II: Lemmings and Arctic Birds Walt Disney film famous for its stereotype of lemmings jumping off a cliff, when it was really the cameramen driving them off. Birds also have a tough time in the Arctic where the scarcity of trees often forces them to build nests right on the ground. Good Eastman color, skippy beginning, some scratches. 25 min., 1200' ca 1956 $20.00 Add to Cart
220 Wizard of Oz (1925) Earlier version of the Frank Baum story. Bears little resemblence to the classic, silent. Someone inexplicably removed all of the intertitles. 2 x 1200' 1925 SOLD Add to Cart
221 Odd Reel: Baby, the Rain Must Fall Reel 1, 1300' 1964, B/W Lee Remick, Steve McQueen, Columbia like new $15.00 Add to Cart
222 Odd Reel: Barbara's ? Reel 1 on core approx. 2000' no titles, red. Maybe this is Barabbas. If you are interested, I can check it out. $10.00 Add to Cart
223 Odd Reel: Best of the Bad Men Reel 2, 1100' Robert Ryan, Walter Brennan, Steve Brodie, faded Eastman $10.00 Add to Cart
224 Odd Reel: Big Lift Reel 3 to end, 1100' 1950 B/W Paul Douglas, Montgomery Clift, old Kodak $10.00 Add to Cart
225 Odd Reel: Big Noise Reel 1, 1200' B/W Laurel & Hardy, some splices $15.00 Add to Cart
226 Odd Reel: Black Belt Jones Reel 2, 1974 Jim Kelly, Gloria Hendry some scratches SOLD Add to Cart
227 Odd Reel: Blue Skies Reel 3? 1600' Begins with “Hole in the Wall” $10.00 Add to Cart
228 Odd Reel: Candidate, The Reel 3 to end, 1200' 1972 Robert Redford, Peter Boyle, faded Eastman $10.00 Add to Cart
229 Odd Reel: Carry On, Henry VIII Reel 3 to end, 1500' 1972 Sydney James, Kenneth Williams, Fuji fading $10.00 Add to Cart
230 Odd Reel: Casanova's Big Night Reel 2, 1400' 1954 Bob Hope, Joan Fontaine, Vincent Price, Basil Rathbone, John Carradine, scratch throughout, faded $10.00 Add to Cart
231 Odd Reel: Christmas Tree Reel 3 to end, 1969 (Also: When Wolves Cry) no credits, red $10.00 Add to Cart
232 Odd Reel: Day Dreamer Reel 2, 1966 Live + Animated Puppets, Voices by Ray Bulger, Boris Karloff, Burl Ives, faded $10.00 Add to Cart
233 Odd Reel: Day of the Wolves Reel 2 to end, 1400' Eastman SOLD Add to Cart
234 Odd Reel: Defenders, The Reel 2 to end, B/W 1961 945', CBS Network SOLD Add to Cart
235 Odd Reel: Down to the Sea in Ships Reel ?, 1949, B/W 1200' Richard Widmark $10.00 Add to Cart
236 Odd Reel: East of Eden Reel 1 1955 1200' James Dean, begins with titles in Tech, alternating with faded Eastman sections after SOLD Add to Cart
237 Odd Reel: Fancy Pants Reel 2 or 3 to the end, 1400' 1950 B/W Bob Hope, Lucille Ball, good condition $10.00 Add to Cart
238 Odd Reel: Fencing Masters Reel 2or 3 to end, 1100' 1953 B/W $10.00 Add to Cart
239 Odd Reel: Flying Deuces Reel 2 to end, B/W 1350' 1939 Laurel & Hardy no end credits $12.00 Add to Cart
240 Odd Reel: Fog Island Reel 1, 1150' 1945 B/W George Zuclo, Jerome Cowan, Lionel Atwill-Vedann, Thunderbird SOLD Add to Cart
241 Odd Reel: Girl Reporter Reel 3 to end, 950' B/W Dot Revier, Edna Murphy, old Kodak $10.00 Add to Cart
242 Odd Reel: Guyana Tragedy Reel last, 1600' Mint Eastman, somewhat faded, but still some green and blue SOLD Add to Cart
243 Odd Reel: Heaven with a Barbed Wire Fence Reel 3 to end, 850' 1939 B/W Glen Ford $10.00 Add to Cart
244 Odd Reel: Here Come the Brides Reel 1 Screen Gems, faded Eastman ON HOLD Add to Cart
245 Odd Reel: Home from the Hill Reel 4 of 5, 1960 Robert Mitchum, Eleanor Parker faded $10.00 Add to Cart
246 Odd Reel: Hook, Line and Sinker Reel 3 to end, 1000' 1969 Jerry Lewis, Peter Lawford Eastman still has some color $10.00 Add to Cart
247 Odd Reel: House of Usher Reel 2 1200' 1960 Vincent Price, purplish Eastman SOLD Add to Cart
248 Odd Reel: I Heard the Owl Call My Name Reel 1, 1000' some lines, faded Eastman $10.00 Add to Cart
249 Odd Reel: I Never Sang for My Father Reel 1, 1300' 1970 Melvyn Douglas, Gene Hackman, excellent condition, LPP Estar $12.00 Add to Cart
250 Odd Reel: I'm From Arkansas Reel 1, B/W 1944, Slim Summerville, Iris Adrian, El Brendel, Bruce Bennett, some splices, old Kodak, slight vinegar aroma $10.00 Add to Cart
251 Odd Reel: Invasion of the Animal People Reel 3 to end, 1962 B/W Jerry Warren, Robert Burton SOLD Add to Cart
252 Odd Reel: Jim Thorpe, All American Reel 3, B/W 1100' 1951 Gavaert B/W $10.00 Add to Cart
253 Odd Reel: Kelly's Heroes Reel 4 to end, 1970 1200' Clint Eastwood, Telly Savalas, Don Rickles, MGM Brownish Eastman $10.00 Add to Cart
254 Odd Reel: Lafayette Reel 3 to end, 1963 Jack Hawkins, Orson Wells, Vittorio Desica 1600' faded $10.00 Add to Cart
255 Odd Reel: Legend of Hell House Reel 2, Roddy McDowell, TCF moderately faded SOLD Add to Cart
256 Odd Reels: Hunchback of Notre Dame Odd Reels Parts I and III of 4, Silent version with intertitles, worn, with printed-in defects. 2 - 800' reels, B&W 1923 Lon Chaney. SOLD Add to Cart
257 Odd Reel: Let's Scare Jessica to Death Reel 1, 1971 1200' moderately faded SOLD Add to Cart
258 Odd Reel: Man Hunter, The: AWOL to Kill Reel 1, red $10.00 Add to Cart
259 Odd Reel: Meet George Washington Reel ? On core, tails out 1969 NBC Eastman $10.00 Add to Cart
260 Odd Reel: Mind Benders Reel 2, B/W 1963 Dirk Bosarde SOLD Add to Cart
261 Odd Reel: Mistress of the World Reel 1, 1954 Martha Hyer, Sabu, Medallion, faded $10.00 Add to Cart
262 Odd Reel: Moment to Moment Reel 1, Jean Seberg, 1000' IB Tech $12.00 Add to Cart
263 Odd Reel: Murph, the Surf Reel 3, Don Stroud, Robert Conrad, brownish Eastman $10.00 Add to Cart
264 Odd Reel: My Cousin Rachel Reel 1, 1952 B/W Olivia DeHaviland, Richard Burton $10.00 Add to Cart
265 Odd Reel: On a Clear Day, You Can See Forever Reel 2, 1300' Barbra Streisand, Yves Montad, Jack Nicholson, Bob Newhart, red Eastman, flat $10.00 Add to Cart
266 Odd Reel: On the Waterfront Reel 1, 900' B/W, no title, some credits $10.00 Add to Cart
267 Odd Reel: Password Kill Agent Gordon Reel 1, Roger Browne, Helga Lime 1966, color ok $10.00 Add to Cart
268 Odd Reel: Phone Call from a Stranger Reel 1 1000' B/W 1952 Shelley Winters, Gary Morill, old Kodak TCF logo $10.00 Add to Cart
269 Odd Reel: Pink Panther Reel 1 1200' Peter Sellers, Eastman with some blue/green left $12.00 Add to Cart
270 Odd Reel: Rabbit Hill Reel 1, Burl Ives, color fair $10.00 Add to Cart
271 Odd Reel: Ring of Fear Reel 3, 1955 Mickey Spillane, Clyde Beatty, Warner Bros. Kodachrome SOLD Add to Cart
272 Odd Reel: Shotgun Reel 1, 1600' Sterling Hayden, Zachary Scott, Yvonne DeCarlo, NMT, IB Tech SOLD Add to Cart
273 Odd Reel: Something for the Birds Reel 1, 900' B/W 1952 Victor Mature, old Kodak with TCF logo $10.00 Add to Cart
274 Odd Reel: Soul Soldier Reel 2, 1100' 1972, Rafer Johnson SOLD Add to Cart
275 Odd Reel: Suppose We Gave a War and Nobody Came? Reel 2, good color (Agfa?) $10.00 Add to Cart
276 Odd Reel: Take the Money and Run Reel 2, 1500' 1969 somewhat faded $10.00 Add to Cart
277 Odd Reel: That Lady from Peking Reel 2, 1300' faded Eastman SOLD Add to Cart
278 Tamarind Seed, The (odd reel) First 20 minutes 1971 Color 800' Cinemascope, slightly faded, still has some blue/green, no can. Avco/Embassy Films, Blake Edwards director. $9.00 Add to Cart
279 Odd Reel: Three Stooges in Orbit Reel 2 1100' 1962 B/W splicey $10.00 Add to Cart
280 Odd Reel: Till We Meet Again Reel 3 to end, 1100' 1944 B/W Ray Millard, Barbara Britton, Walter Slezak, good Dupont B/W $10.00 Add to Cart
281 Odd Reel: Topper Takes a Trip Reel 2, 1100' B/W 1939 Hal Roach, Constance Bennett, Roland Young, TV print, some lines $10.00 Add to Cart
283 Odd Reel: Wild Angels Reel 2 of 3, 1400' Bruce Dern, Peter Fonda, Nancy Simms, some lines, faded SOLD Add to Cart
284 Odd Reel: Young Americans Reel 2, 1200' 1967 IB Tech SOLD Add to Cart


How I estimate shipping costs:

To simplify things and minimize shipping costs, I am basing the shipping on reel size.

I am estimating the weight for each reel as follows:
400 ft (122 m): 2 lbs.
600 ft (183 m): 3 lbs.
800 ft (244 m): 4 lbs.
1200 ft (366 m): 6 lbs.
1600 ft (488 m): 8 lbs.

I am offering Media Mail as a low cost alternative within the U.S.  Be aware that it can be quite slow.  Rates are listed below.

Priority Mail flat-rate envelopes and boxes are the most economical faster method, especially for international shipping.

The flat-rate envelope fits one 400 ft reel.
(The weight limit for the flat-rate envelope is 4 pounds).

The small flat-rate box fits one 1200 ft or up to three 800 ft or up to six 400 ft reels.  It is usually possible to fit three 1200 ft or 1600 ft films in the flat-rate box, if they are on cores.  There will be a $5 per reel charge for transferring films onto cores.  (The maximum weight is 20 lbs.)

The large flat-rate box fits six 1200 ft reels (without cans), six 800 ft reels, or twelve 400 ft reels (or other combinations).  (The maximum weight is 20 lbs.)

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